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Women’s Health

With a focus on exceptional care, empowerment, education, and empathy, Astera Health provides a full range of women’s health services for women and young girls at all stages of life.

Astera Health Provides Women's Health Services

Because of their unique needs, women benefit from specialized healthcare across their lifespan. At Astera Health, our women’s health specialists provide compassionate, comprehensive care to women and girls of all ages in Central Minnesota. Our providers have expertise in a broad range of issues, including: 

  • Bladder concerns and incontinence  
  • Breast cancer 
  • Menopause 
  • Overall wellness 
  • Pregnancy and fertility 

When you visit our clinic in Wadena, Minnesota, you’ll receive expert care, encouragement, understanding, and education to help you live your best life. Our goal is to make your experience as stress-free as possible, and we do this by working around your schedule. 

Comprehensive care in a calm environment

From our women’s health clinic in Wadena, Astera delivers comprehensive women’s health services in a tranquil environment. We have proudly catered to the needs of women and girls in the region since 1925. In that time, we have maintained a commitment to improving the health of the women in our communities and serving as a trusted lifelong partner for each of our patients. Our suite of services includes:

Our experienced providers are here to support you through every step of your care by facilitating the treatment process and guiding your journey to recovery.

Our family medicine providers specialize in comprehensive healthcare for people of all ages, from infants to older adults, addressing a wide range of medical conditions and preventive care needs. These providers offer continuity of care, chronic condition management, and preventive services, serving as the primary point of contact for your entire family’s healthcare needs.

Our certified nurse midwives (CNMs) help pregnant women have a healthy pregnancy and delivery. Services include support during delivery, aromatherapy, and water birth expertise.CNMs also provide a full range of primary health care services for women from adolescence to menopause and beyond.

Our experienced OB/GYN provides well-woman exams, breast exams, contraceptive counseling, menopause and hormone management, fertility treatment, abnormal pap smear evaluations, and a wide range of other care services, including helping to schedule mammography.

Whether it is your first pregnancy or you are expanding your family, our goal is to ease your fears and worries as you prepare to welcome your new baby to the world. Our expert obstetricians, midwives, and nurses help ensure you have a healthy pregnancy with comprehensive prenatal care. We also help you prepare for labor and offer a tranquil environment for giving birth.

Our team of licensed specialists is here to provide comprehensive prenatal education from your first prenatal visit. We offer individual sessions on a variety of topics.

Gynecological surgery performed by expert surgeons

We also offer a complete array of gynecological surgeries and procedures, using minimally invasive techniques that lead to reduced pain, quicker recovery, shorter hospital stays, and less scarring. Whether you are having an emergency Cesarean section or an elective procedure, you can rest assured you will receive the highest level of care from skilled surgeons. 

Procedures we perform include: 

  • Colposcopy, an exam of cervix, vagina, and vulva 
  • Endometrial ablation, a procedure to control heavy menstrual bleeding 
  • Myomectomy, a procedure to remove fibroids 
  • Long-acting, reversible birth control 
  • Hysterectomy, or removal of the uterus, including abdominal and laparoscopic hysterectomy 
  • Hysteroscopy, an exam of the uterus 
  • Pelvic organ prolapse surgery 
  • Sterilization, or permanent contraception, including laparoscopic and hysteroscopic sterilization and tubal ligations 
  • Tension-free vaginal tape placement to control urinary incontinence 
  • Vein ablation 

Our Team Is Dedicated to You

Astera is proud to deliver comprehensive women’s health services as part of our complete family medicine portfolio. We provide continuing health care for individuals as well as their family members, spanning all ages, genders, diseases, and parts of the body. We have family medicine providers available to see patients at our clinics in Bertha, Henning, Ottertail, Sebeka, and Wadena.

Our experienced obstetrics physicians:



Take charge of your women’s health journey today. Find an OB/GYN at Astera Health. 


Astera Health – Wadena Clinic

421 11th St. NW
Wadena, MN 56482

Phone: 218-631-3510
Toll-Free: 800-880-3627

Prenatal Education:
218-631-7538, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Clinic Hours:
Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
*Lab appointments begin at 7:30 a.m.

For care after hours, contact us in Wadena at: 218-631-3510

Why choose Astera Health?

When you need medical care, you want to ensure you’re getting the best care possible. Astera strives to ensure that all patients always receive a high level of service. Patients love our clinics for all of the following reasons: 

Care for all ages 

We provide comprehensive services for all ages, from young children to older adults. 

Personalized treatment 

We develop customized treatment plans to meet the unique needs of every patient, ensuring they receive the best care. 

Compassionate care 

Our medical staff takes a personal interest in all our patients, providing compassionate care in your time of need.